How to Remove “Bot.exe”

What is bot.exe?


bot.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Bot encounter and it belongs to the Microsoft software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of bot.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to detect whether your system is affected by bot.exe?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:
  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the bot.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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out the bot.exe malware from your system.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove bot.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2011 at 3:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 46e7853f047ace83
26e373613d0968a6
85ed84fb
84b4cbc11e152ecf
941b117a41b7c548
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~wk
cf
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 2d8ff28b8a637424
4462ec8966d99735
c83a463e
8d1849131bba7671
d4bcc893bec1fdfa
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~v0
01
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
3 Trend Micro Inc Executable 4561c18dc97be5e6
fc9dd96719023204
58df3bce
a07263007a6cfc60
02a092aad3cf6c57
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.00.00.00
02
2.00.00.00
02
Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 6417ec8d50a9cb8b
c10573eb385e670c
afdd3379
552eecd3113ec7a8
63c52a555a27176e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2011 at 3:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1e2eac602d40e5bd
03ec4261bb77985f
c46392d7
09022fb65cdc2ac9
c95ba3a4b4304bba
No 1.0.0.0 N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 452e7aead139a1ab
cf993ef7ddad5595
3f6616c8
f4b78bd5a36bb14e
601a3374b7116486
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom
3 N/A Executable 5e49a66340284097
9972c0972890056c
562cccc3
e443744acaac9035
2ed5b00981d80ab0
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
4 Quality Software Executable 5d30dddea8cb1f88
0e72cdf18be2b830
24ff2632
bfef549bc7495abf
c9a7fc55a77a4925
No 7.0 7.0 United States
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